Six members of the Montana Farm Bureau have been selected to serve on the American Farm Bureau Issue Advisory Committees. Each of the Issue Advisory Committees averages 12 members. The committee members will attend the AFBF Advocacy Conference in February and will meet via webinar or other technology at least once a year. Committees serve […]
By Bob Hanson, President, Montana Farm Bureau Federation Agriculture and Farm Bureau can look back at 2014 as being a good year. We saw a lot of unity with farmers, ranchers, municipalities, businesses and others coming together to oppose EPA’s Water of the United States (WOTUS) Rule, which is a great overreach of power by […] Continue reading . . .
The Montana Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) is giving kudos to the Senate for passing HR 5771, the tax extender bill. The bill awaits being signed into law by President Obama. Passage of the bill means farmers and ranchers will have tax laws that will let them reinvest in their businesses. The state’s largest agricultural organization […] Continue reading . . .
A group of nine Phillips County residents met December 10 at the Phillips County Library and voted to create the Phillips County Farm Bureau. Farm Bureau members living in Phillips County had been members of Farm Bureaus in surrounding counties. Tom DePuydt, a rancher from Saco and District 7 Director of the Montana Farm Bureau, […] Continue reading . . .